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Christian Berger

wiss. Mitarbeiter
Dr.
Christian Berger


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Institut für Geographie
Lehrstuhl Fernerkundung
Raum 221
Grietgasse 6
07743 Jena

Tel.: +49 3641-9-48974
Fax: +49 3641-9-48882


Christian Berger


 


Research interests

  • Fusion of multi-sensor (optical, SAR, LiDAR) remote sensing data
  • Object-based image analysis & machine learning algorithms
  • Urban areas, forests and savanna ecosystems

Current projects

  • COKAP (2018)
    Verwendung von Copernicus- und weiteren Satellitendaten für Klimabewertungen in Regional- und Stadtplanungen Thüringens
  • EMSAfrica (2018-2021)
    Ecosystem Management Support for Climate Change in Southern Africa

Concluded projects

  • ARS AfricaE (2014-2018)
    Adaptive Resilience of Southern African Ecosystems
  • ForestBiomass (2013-2016)
    Synergistic usage of SAR & optical satellite data for the retrieval of aboveground forest biomass
  • Enviland-2 (2008-2012)
    SAR & optical satellite data for ENVIronment and LAND use applications
  • Vanuatu Carbon Credits Project (2008)
    Vanuatu Forests: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

since 04/2009
Research assistant at Department for Earth Observation, Institute of Geography, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

06/2017
PhD (Remote Sensing) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

06/2010
Master of Science (Geoinformatics) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

09/2007
Bachelor of Science (Geography) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

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Refereed articles (->ResearchGate)

Berger C, Rosentreter J, Voltersen M, Baumgart C, Hese S & Schmullius C (2017) Spatio-temporal analysis of the relationship between 2D/3D urban site characteristics and land surface temperature. Remote Sens Environ 193C: 225-243.

Berger C, Voltersen M, Eckardt R, Eberle J, Heyer T, Salepci N, Hese S, Schmullius C, Tao J, Auer S, Bamler R, Ewald K, Gartley M, Jacobson J, Buswell A, Du Q & Pacifici F (2013b) Multi-modal and multi-temporal data fusion: Outcome of the 2012 GRSS Data Fusion Contest. IEEE J Sel Top Appl Earth Obs Remote Sens 6(3): 1324-1340.

Berger C, Voltersen M, Hese S, Walde I & Schmullius C (2013c) Robust extraction of urban land cover information from HSR multi-spectral and LiDAR data. IEEE J Sel Top Appl Earth Obs Remote Sens 6(5): 2196-2211.

Eckardt R, Berger C, Thiel C & Schmullius C (2013) Removal of optically thick clouds from multi-spectral satellite images using multi-frequency SAR data. Remote Sens 5(6): 2973-3006.

Fassnacht F, Hartig F, Latifi H, Berger C, Hernandez J, Corvalan P & Koch B (2014) Importance of sample size, data type and prediction method for remote sensing based estimations of aboveground forest biomass. Remote Sens Environ 154: 102-114.

Latifi H, Fassnacht F, Hartig F, Berger C, Hernandez J, Corvalan P & Koch B (2015) Stratified aboveground forest biomass estimation by remote sensing data. Int J Appl Earth Obs 38: 229-241.

Odipo V, Nickless A, Berger C, Baade J, Urbazaev M, Walther C & Schmullius C (2016) Assessment of aboveground woody biomass dynamics using terrestrial laser scanner and L-band ALOS PALSAR data in South African savanna. Remote Sens 7(12): 294.

Voltersen M, Berger C, Hese S & Schmullius C (2014) Object-based land cover mapping and comprehensive feature calculation for an automated derivation of urban structure types at block level. Remote Sens Environ 154: 192-201.

Walde I, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2012) Graph-based urban land use mapping from high resolution satellite images. ISPRS Ann I-4: 119-124.

Walde I, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2013a) Graph based mapping of urban structure types from high resolution satellite image objects - A case study of the German cities of Rostock and Erfurt. IEEE Geosci Remote S 10(4): 932-936.

Walde I, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2014) From land cover-graphs to urban structure types. Int J Geogr Inf Sci 28(3): 584-609.

Book chapters

Ackermann N, Becker F, Berger C, Bindel M, Eberle J, Elbertzhagen I, Franke K.-H, Hecheltjen A, Koch T, Kubertschak T, Menz G, Riedel T, Schmullius C, Schwarz M, Thonfeld F, Weise K & Wolf B (2012) ENVILAND 2 - Von multisensoralen Satellitenbildern zu operationellen Produkten. In: Borg E, Daedelow H & Johnson, R. (Eds) RapidEye Science Archive (RESA). Vom Algorithmus zum Produkt. Berlin, Germany: GITO, 123-149.

Berger C, Riedel F, Rosentreter J, Stein E, Hese S & Schmullius C (2015a) Fusion of airborne hyperspectral and LiDAR remote sensing data to study the thermal characteristics of urban environments. In: Helbich M, Arsanjani J & Leitner M (Eds) Computational approaches for urban environments. Geotechnologies and the environment 13. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 273-292.

Walde I, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2013b) Vom Satellitenbild zu Stadtstrukturtypen: Wie Graphen die Flächennutzung charakterisieren. In: Meinel G, Schumacher U & Behnisch M (Eds) Flächennutzungsmonitoring V: Methodik, Analyseergebnisse, Flächenmanagement. IÖR-Schriften 61. Berlin, Germany: Rhombos, 179-187.

Conference papers

Berger C, Hese S & Schmullius C (2010) Fusion of high resolution SAR data and multispectral imagery at pixel level - A statistical comparison. Proceedings of the 2nd Joint EARSeL SIG workshop, September 22-24, Ghent, Belgium, 245-268.

Berger C, Urban M, Herold M & Sambale J (2009b) Accuracy assessment for estimating historical forest area changes - A REDD case study for the pacifc island state of Vanuatu. Proceedings of the 33rd ISRSE, May 04-08, Stresa, Italy, 1-6.

Berger C, Voltersen M, Hese S, Walde I & Schmullius C (2012b) Using geographic object-based image analysis (GEOBIA) for land cover mapping and settlement density assessment. Proceedings of the 2012 GEOBIA, May 07-09, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 503-508.

Bindel M, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2011a) Evaluation of rededge spectral information for biotope mapping using RapidEye. Proceedings of SPIE 8174, September 19-22, Prague, Czech Republic, 1-9.

Bindel M, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2011b) Feature selection from high resolution remote sensing data for biotope mapping. Proceedings of the 2011 ISPRS workshop on high-resolution Earth imaging for geospatial information, June 14-17, Hannover, Germany,
39-44.

Fassnacht F, Hartig F, Latifi H, Berger C, Hernandez J, Corvalan P & Koch B (2013) Combination of EO1-Hyperion and LiDAR data to estimate biomass in a highly complex second growth native forest in central Chile. Proceedings of the 2013 LARS, October
23-25, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 1-6.

Hese S, Lindner M, Voltersen M & Berger C (2011) TerraSAR-X and RapidEye data for the parameterisation of relational characteristics of urban ATKIS DLM objects. Proceedings of the 2011 ISPRS workshop on high-resolution Earth imaging for geospatial information,
June 14-17, Hannover, Germany, 111-114.

Lindner M, Hese S, Berger C & Schmullius C (2011) An object-based multisensoral approach for the derivation of urban land use structures in the City of Rostock, Germany. Proceedings of SPIE 8181, September 19-22, Prague, Czech Republic, 1-8.

Taubenböck H, Wegmann M, Berger C, Breunig M, Roth A & Mehl H (2008) Spatio-temporal analysis of Indian megacities. Proceedings of the XXIth ISPRS congress, July 03-11, Beijing, China, 75-82.